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  • Promoting Energy Efficiency in Buildings Project presented at 8th National Energy Efficiency Fair Feb 6, 2017

    8th National Energy Efficiency Fair was held in İstanbul on 11-12 January 2017. Fair, which was organized by Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, General Directorate of Renewable Energy, is conducted on the second week of January every year, on the “Energy Efficiency Week”.

  • Protocol for “Strengthening Social Stability in Southeast Anatolia” project signed Jan 18, 2017

    The Protocol Signing Ceremony of the “Strengthening Social Stability in Southeast AnatoliaProject”, was held in Gaziantep with the participation of the authorities of Gaziantep Municipality and GAP Regional Development Administration on December 16, 2016.

  • Turkey’s Engineer Girls: This is no longer a man’s job only! Jan 18, 2017

    The “Turkey’s Engineer Girls” Project, initiated by the support of Limak Holding and the Ministry of Family and Social Policies, and consulting by UNDP Turkey, will soon increase the number of scholarship awards from 40 to 60.

  • Syrians’ integration: Vocational training courses are on the rise Jan 18, 2017

    To improve livelihood opportunities of Syrians and support host communities better cope and recover from the impact of displacement, Gaziantep Municipality provides local services including vocational training, competency development programmes as well as workshops, domestic economics and psycho-social rehabilitation trainings and various interventions to boost local economy for stronger labour force absorption capacity.

  • New Projects that are supported by “Future Lies in Tourism” are announced Jan 18, 2017

    The projects to be supported in 2017 have been announced under the Future Lies In Tourism Project implemented in cooperation by the T.R. Ministry of Tourism and Culture, Anadolu Efes and UNDP.

  • Photo Contest on Turkey’s Forests is finalized Dec 5, 2016

    The second Photo Contest on Turkey’s Forests with a theme of “Forest and Human” is ended up. The photo contest is organized during 16 June-30 October 2016 in the context of Integrated Forest Management Project implemented by General Directorate of Forestry in cooperation with UNDP Turkey with the financial support of the GEF.

  • Pioneer projects on organic agriculture in the GAP region Dec 5, 2016

    The first phase of the GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program was implemented in Gaziantep, Kilis, Adıyaman, Diyarbakır and Şanlıurfa Provinces. Totally 17 pilot projects were implemented in the context of Financial Support Program, which was executed by GAP Regional Development Administration in partnership with İpekyolu Development Agency and Karacadağ Development Agency and the technical assistance of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). GAP Organic Value Chain Pilot Projects Financial Support Program, first of its kind in Turkey, was designed to appeal to all circles of organic sector value chain in Southeast Anatolia Region.

  • Subjects of the vocational training for the employment of Syrians under Temporary Protection in Şanlıurfa discussed in a workshop Dec 5, 2016

    A workshop was organized in Şanlıurfa province in order to determine the subjects of the vocational training to be provided in the agriculture, industry and service sectors under the employability and livelihoods component of the Strengthening Social Stability in Southeast Anatolia Region Project which is financed by Japanese Government and co-executed by UNDP and GAP Regional Development Administration (GAP RDA). This component aims at contributing to the employability of different segments of Syrian population and host communities through provision of vocational trainings.

  • The GAP Organic Agriculture is now on-line with its new design and content Dec 5, 2016

    The GAP Organic Agriculture Portal is launched with its new design and content to contribute to the aim of creating scalable and replicable success stories, developing production and marketing infrastructure and enhancing the cooperation among the actors within the context of the GAP Organic Agriculture Cluster Project.

  • Towards integrated resource efficiency in agriculture and agro-based industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region Dec 5, 2016

    UNDP Turkey launched a new project aiming at improving resource efficiency in agriculture and agro-based industries in the Southeast Anatolia Region (GAP Region) with a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. The project is coordinated by UNDP Turkey and GAP Regional Development Administration and supported by the RBEC Catalytic and Scaling-up Facility 2016 which is executed by UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub for Europe and the CIS. By UNDP Istanbul Regional Hub, the initiative is considered to serve as replicable and scalable model for the other countries in the region.

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